Historical Society Fundraiser Is June 9
The Chautauqua County Historical annual fundraiser and gala is June 9. "Honoring the 9th NY Cavalry" will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at the historic McClurg Museum in Westfield's Moore Park. The fundraiser will feature hearty hors d'oeuvres and wine tasting, along with music by local musical group Doc and Bill. Attendees will also have the opportunity to tour the museum and see a new Civil War exhibit, featuring various photographs, artifacts and historic accounts associated with the Ninth NY Cavalry. The cost to attend the gala is $50 a person. All proceeds will benefit the McClurg Museum. For tickets and reservations, call 326-2977. In addition to the gala fundraiser, the Ninth NY Cavalry reenactment group will be staging an encampment in Moore Park the entire weekend, with activities taking place both Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10. There will also be a special appearance from the 20th Maine Fife and Drum Corp. A complete schedule can be found on the Historical Society's website, www.mcclurgmuseum.org.
CCAPT Awards Scholarships
The Chautauqua County Association for Pupil Transportation recently named the winners of three scholarship awards for the 2011-12 school year. They are Colleen Goodway, Pine Valley Central School; John Nickerson, Bemus Point Central School; and Meghan Roberts, Brocton Central School.
Outdoor Club To Ride Thursday
On Thursday, the Allegheny Outdoor Club will ride bikes in the Scandia/Hatch Run area. Participants will meet at the Jamestown Audubon Center at 5:30 p.m. to transport their bikes to Scandia before riding to Hatch Run and to Russell. For more information, call Pat Spicer at 814-757-8331 between 9 and 11 p.m.
YMCA To Hold Babysitting Class
The Jamestown YMCA will hold its next YMCA babysitting clinic for youth between the ages of 11 and 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at the Jamestown YMCA. The clinic will instruct participants about the responsibilities involved in caring for younger children including child development, safety and emergency response. The clinic is taught by experienced instructors who have knowledge in child development, health and overall care of children. Participants should bring a brown bag lunch. Space is limited. Registrations cannot be taken over the phone but can be made at the YMCA Welcome Center before Thursday, May 31. For more information, visit www.jamestownymca.org.